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The Major Williams for Governor Campaign Gears Up With Newsom Recall Looming

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 4:47am

PASDADENA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Major Williams , a Republican candidate for California Governor, and his campaign team arepreparing for a successful recall of current Governor Gavin Newsom.

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  • PASDADENA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Major Williams , a Republican candidate for California Governor, and his campaign team arepreparing for a successful recall of current Governor Gavin Newsom.
  • The Major for Governor campaignhas seen tremendous growth over the past 12 months and Williamsis one of the fastest rising Republican candidates on social media in California history.
  • Williams added thatpeople are "unified by frustration" and that, "[Newsom] said he's going by the science, but he really isn't.
  • About Major Williams: Major Williams is running for Governor of California.He and his wife founded Major Kicks for Kids, a non-profit organization that helps economically disadvantaged kids pursue their dreams, and he also runs the New California Governor Committee, which was created to vet and support gubernatorial candidates.

Mathew Knowles Hosts Mathew Knowles IMPACT, A New Podcast Show on iHeartRadio

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:23pm

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Music mogul turned author, professor and activist Mathew Knowles is hosting his first podcast show on iHeartRadio.

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  • HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Music mogul turned author, professor and activist Mathew Knowles is hosting his first podcast show on iHeartRadio.
  • Mathew Knowles IMPACT is a weekly one-hour program where Dr. Knowles, his celebrity guests, and call-ins share perspectives on racism, health and wellness, entrepreneurship and the music business.
  • Mathew Knowles IMPACT premiered Monday, February 22, 2021 on iHeartRadio with special guest Al Sharpton.
  • As a pioneer for African American success in the corporate world, Dr. Knowles intimately understands the need to empower the community by sharing his knowledge and is excited to partner with iHeartRadio, the number one podcast platform in the country, on Mathew Knowles IMPACT.

Ulta Beauty Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:05pm

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2020 results on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time.

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  • Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2020 results on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 4:00 p.m. Central Time.
  • A press release detailing the Companys fourth quarter 2020 results will be issued after the market closes and prior to the call.
  • The conference call will be hosted by Mary Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, and Scott Settersten, Chief Financial Officer.
  • Ulta Beauty is the largest U.S. beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services.

Gabelli Multimedia Trust 10% Distribution Policy Reaffirmed and Declared First Quarter Distribution of $0.22 Per Share

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:57pm

Each quarter, the Board of Directors reviews the amount of any potential distribution from the income, realized capital gain, or capital available.

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  • Each quarter, the Board of Directors reviews the amount of any potential distribution from the income, realized capital gain, or capital available.
  • The Funds distribution policy is subject to modification by the Board of Directors at any time, and there can be no guarantee that the policy will continue.
  • More information regarding the Funds distribution policy and other information about the Fund is available by calling 800-GABELLI (800-422-3554) or visiting www.gabelli.com .
  • The Gabelli Multimedia Trust Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company with $334 million in total net assets whose primary investment objective is long-term growth of capital.

Gabelli Global Small and Mid Cap Value Trust Declares First Quarter Distribution of $0.16 Per Share

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:37pm

The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Global Small and Mid Cap Value Trust (NYSE:GGZ) (the Fund) declared a $0.16 per share cash distribution payable on March 24, 2021 to common shareholders of record on March 17, 2021.

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  • The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Global Small and Mid Cap Value Trust (NYSE:GGZ) (the Fund) declared a $0.16 per share cash distribution payable on March 24, 2021 to common shareholders of record on March 17, 2021.
  • The Fund intends to pay a quarterly distribution of an amount determined each quarter by the Board of Trustees.
  • Each quarter, the Board of Trustees reviews the amount of any potential distribution and the income, realized capital gain, or capital available.
  • The Gabelli Global Small and Mid Cap Value Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company with $180 million in total net assets whose primary investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth of capital.

Innovative Performance Reporting Released on Canvas®

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:24pm

OShaughnessy Asset Management, LLC (OSAM), announced today the release of new performance functionality on its industry-leading Custom Indexing platform, Canvas.

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  • OShaughnessy Asset Management, LLC (OSAM), announced today the release of new performance functionality on its industry-leading Custom Indexing platform, Canvas.
  • The new functionality empowers financial advisors to see transparent performance details across a range of desired time frames with just a few clicks.
  • Canvas allows advisors to build, manage, and now report on Custom Indexes through separately managed accounts tailored to each clients circumstances and preferences.
  • Canvas addresses key aspects of portfolio management for advisors in a single platform: building allocations, executing portfolios, and analyzing and communicating performance, added OShaughnessy.

Affirm Announces Plans For Its First Card with Access to Buy Now, Pay Later

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM) (" Affirm "), a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, today announced plans for the Affirm Card, the first U.S. debit card to have direct access to pay-over-time functionality.

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  • Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM) (" Affirm "), a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, today announced plans for the Affirm Card, the first U.S. debit card to have direct access to pay-over-time functionality.
  • The Affirm Card will allow consumers to pay upfront, from their bank account, or pay later, by using a unique post-purchase feature.
  • The Affirm Card combines the two, allowing Affirm to meet consumers where they are and empowering them to pay on their own terms, said Max Levchin, CEO and founder of Affirm.
  • The company is announcing its plans for the Affirm Card to address both of these trends.

Martha Stewart Joins BurgerFi’s Board of Directors

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:30pm

BurgerFi is honored to welcome Martha Stewart to our Board of Directors.

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  • BurgerFi is honored to welcome Martha Stewart to our Board of Directors.
  • It a great honor to welcome Martha Stewart to the BurgerFi Board of Directors.
  • Stewart joins BurgerFis Board of Directors whose robust leadership includes notables such as Steven Berrard, Co-Founder of AutoNation and Executive Chairman Ophir Sternberg, CEO of Lionheart Capital.
  • Stewart also currently sits on the board of publicly traded companies, AppHarvest (Nasdaq: APPH) and Sequential Brands Group (Nasdaq: SQBG).

Edison Investment Research Limited: Ryvu Therapeutics (RVU): Rebalancing R&D pipeline towards clinical stage

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:01am

In April 2020, Ryvu signed a discovery agreement in inflammatory diseases with Galapagos.

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  • In April 2020, Ryvu signed a discovery agreement in inflammatory diseases with Galapagos.
  • Click here to view the full report or here to sign up to receive research as it is published.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.
  • Having been the first in-market 17 years ago, Edison now has more than 100 analysts covering every economic sector.

Lamar Advertising to appear at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:42pm

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) today announced that Sean Reilly, CEO of Lamar Advertising Company, is scheduled to participate in a question-and-answer session at the virtual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at approximately 10:15 a.m. (ET).

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  • BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) today announced that Sean Reilly, CEO of Lamar Advertising Company, is scheduled to participate in a question-and-answer session at the virtual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at approximately 10:15 a.m. (ET).
  • The session will be carried live via audio webcast at the Companys website, www.lamar.com, and will be archived for 30 days.
  • Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with over 357,500 displays across the United States and Canada.
  • Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo, transit and airport advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day.